The Kenosha County Board voted Wednesday, Sept. 15, to confirm the nine individuals appointed to serve on the county's newly formed Racial and Ethnic Equity Commission.
The commission's mission is to realize greater racial and ethnic equity and dismantle racism in Kenosha County through research, education, and ongoing review of current policies and procedures so as to implement transformative ideas born of research, collaboration, and community engagement.
It is comprised of seven commissioners appointed by the County Executive and two supervisors appointed by the County Board chair. The commissioners are:
The commission also includes two members of Kenosha County's Youth in Governance program. For the 2021-22 program year, they are:
A meeting schedule for the commission will be announced soon.
More information about the commission, including links to the resolution that created it and prior news releases, is available here.